Thursday, August 24, 2017

Openings & Events

Space As Archive

Williams College Museum of Art

August 24, 2017 5:00 PM

Spaces act as archives of their own. What histories remain visible and what others disappear?

Exhibitions

Picasso: Encounters

The Clark Art Institute

June 4 - August 27, 2017

Picasso: Encounters explores Pablo Picasso’s (1881–1973) interest in and experimentation with large-scale printmaking throughout his career.

An Inner World

The Clark Art Institute

March 5 - September 17, 2017

Seven exceptional genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century.

Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

March 17 - September 17, 2017

An investigation of the irresolvable contradiction that is democracy.

Nick Cave: Until

MASS MoCA

October 15, 2016 - September 30, 2017

The artist known for his wearable sculptures called Soundsuits turns expectations inside out at MASS MoCA in a massive immersive installation; not a single Soundsuit will be found in this exhibition.

The Half-Life of Love

MASS MoCA

May 6, 2017 - January 1, 2018

Explores the melancholic experience of romantic encounter: the heady sensation of first looks, the affective ebb of time, and the traces of a lover’s absence.

Tanja Hollander: Are you really my friend?

MASS MoCA

February 18, 2017 - February 18, 2018

In 2011, Maine-based photographer Tanja Alexia Hollander set out to differentiate the actual from the virtual by photographing all of her 626 Facebook friends.

In the Abstract

MASS MoCA

May 6, 2017 - May 1, 2018

Merges the formal gestures and historical associations of abstract painting with recognizable imagery and everyday objects to point to social and political realities of today.

Public Art

2017 DownStreet Art Festival – North Adams

Berkshire Cultural Resource Center

June 29 - September 28, 2017

During late June till the end of September, DSA creates a wide program of visual and performing art events in downtown North Adams.

Family Programs

Classes & Workshops

Artmaking: Soak Stain

The Clark Art Institute

August 24, 2017 1:00 PM - August 24, 2017 4:00 PM

Create your own canvas wall hanging inspired by the work of abstract expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler.

Art Aviary

IS183 Art School Of The Berkshires

August 21 9:30 AM - August 25, 2017 3:30 PM

Explore birds through art, myths, and music. Sculpting clay, making art with brushes, kinetic art, and 2D responses.

Film

Old School Screening

Williams College Museum of Art

August 24, 2017 7:00 PM

Vintage educational shorts pulled from archives by Images Cinema.

Theatre

A Comedy of Tenors

Oldcastle Theatre Company

August 23 - August 27, 2017

Picture one hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could go wrong?

Hello, Dolly!

The Mac-Haydn Theatre

August 24 - September 3, 2017

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Hello Dolly is sure to send you into the fall season with a heart full of hope and love.